Bellevue Mondotte Saint Emilion 2005
Item #: 892550
Description: This tiny gem of a property, cropped at 15 hectoliters per hectare, is composed of 5 acres of 45-year old Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and a tiny parcel of Cabernet Sauvignon. It has produced one of the vintage's most compelling wines in 2005. Sadly, there are only 4,000 bottles of this inky/purple-hued St.-Emilion. It boasts an extraordinary perfume of graphite, blackberries, cassis, and sweet kirsch intermixed with notes of incense, spice box, licorice, and subtle wood. Stunningly rich with full body, zesty acidity, and high but velvety tannins, the final blend is composed of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. This monumental St.-Emilion requires a decade of cellaring, but it should last for 4-5 decades. It will unquestionably be one of the vintage's immortals. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2035.
Variety: Red Bordeaux Blends
Format: 750 ml
Producer: Bellevue Mondotte
Lot estimate: 1590
2 @ $250 by Mountainside (05/29/19 10:55AM).
(4 of 6) @ $245 by Brolawa (05/24/19 5:41PM).
Quantity Available: 6
Bid Increment: $5
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